RPC IV.2, 209 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 209 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Cornelius Lollianus (strategos)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤο Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΚΟΡ ΛοΛΛΙΑΝΟΥ ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ (ΟΥ inverted in field)
Reverse design emperor (Commodus) on horseback, right, raising arm; to right, two soldiers standing, left, one with shield, the other with standard
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 5, 6, 10
Reference BMC 135
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 135 Kraft, p. 188, pl. 89.17
2 2     ✸ P: 216
3 3     NY: 1944.100.44157
4 4     V: no number, authenticity doubtful: cast? legends tooled, obverse legend: ']Ρ ΚΟΜΟΔΟ' only
5 5     Boston: 64.1934